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Does the daily limit of 5 self-deleted posts apply to recently made posts?

For example, if I mix up my meds, and make 6 colossally stupid posts in one day, will I be able to delete them in turn?

I hope this particular use case never comes to pass, but I think I've deleted more than 5 correct, but mediocre, unvoted posts in one day before, but I wanted to ask to see if that's true, or just my imagination.

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There isn't a discriminator, that I know of. You're limited to 5 deletions per day of any of your posts. If it's really an emergency, flag for moderator attention and explain the situation. If the mod hasn't also mixed up their meds, they will oblige. –  Robert Harvey Nov 28 '11 at 16:55
    
I support this because you're on meds –  Chris Gerken Oct 4 '12 at 16:18

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Recent posts are actually more important than old ones as far as the system is concerned. We're looking for ragequits, folks asking questions and deleting them the moment they get an answer, etc.

I agree there are probably scenarios where you should get a pass on this, but hopefully they are rare.

If you do bump into it, that's probably a good sign you should take a break and go for a walk or something.

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a good sign you should take a break and go for a walk or something ftw :) –  Adam Rackis Nov 28 '11 at 17:01

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